CYBERCY | Confronting the decomposition of self in the post-internet age
a shirtless man asking, “Will you do me in that later?”, and a by passer quickly chiming in to say, “That’s a man, sir.” This short opening sequence sets the tone beautifully for the rest of the film which blatantly speaks to the viewer about transphobia, mob mentality, and violence in society...
Drew Austin talks moving on, vanilla ice cream, and the freedom in not giving a fuck.
News clippings, paint chips, reference images, wire mesh, and just about every drawing material you could imagine, are scattered throughout; revealing Drew Austin's true nature as an artist, one who’s method of making work is constantly in a state of growth and refinement.
Monday Night Menagerie: Breathing life into Denver's uncertain DIY scene
Mondays undoubtedly have a bad reputation. The excitement of the weekend closes, shaking us back to the reality of daily life...But inside Cervantes’ Other Side, Menagerie offers a breath of life to Denver and seeks to help this once unfortunate day become an anticipated start to the week.
In Decent Exposure: A studio Visit with Vinni Alfonso
through each decade, but there is one thing that has always managed to toe the line: sex. Though often in the forefront of contemporary media, and certainly the internet, sex still somehow remains taboo in the unmediated public sphere. For the past three years, Vinni Alfonso has explored and exploded these boundaries with his striking abstracted erotica.
Extra Vitamins creates Stickers for Change
If you're anything like us, this past election cycle has probably left you feeling a little stressed out, to say the least. Luckily, Extra Vitamins is here with a wonderful project to help us all in spreading messages of HOPE, LOVE & CHANGE in our communities!
What a Donald Trump presidency will mean for Arts & Culture in the US
By now you may be familiar with President-Elect Trump’s views on everything from Foreign Policy, Immigration, Women’s Rights, The Environment, etc. But what about the Arts? How might a Trump Presidency affect the many creative individuals and organizations across the US which rely on the Government's support of Arts and Culture?
Restless Earth: A studio visit with Brian Napier
For Brian Napier, art making is a marathon rather than a sprint. A researcher and bookworm at heart, Napier creates paintings, illustrations, sculptures, and installations which examine the indifferent nature of nature; the existential play of human beings and the debris left in our wake.
Wish You Were Here: Scott Young lights up Rule Gallery
‘Wish You Were Here’, Young’s first solo exhibition at the gallery, is an exploration of the visceral. Through his use of object, technology, and modern materials, Young confronts and challenges the spectrum of human emotion in all its vulnerability, truth, and rhetoric.
Extra Vitamins: How local artists are blurring the lines between galleries & Studio space
This is a growing trend in Denver as the real estate market fluctuates and galleries struggle to reimagine themselves amidst a trendy art scene. Allowing artists to work in the space can create new energy and yield interesting art as a byproduct.
Distortions in the New Aesthetic: A studio visit with Cassandra Zook
Zook’s current body of work investigates the physicality of painting as well as the representation of the human body throughout art history. A self-proclaimed artist of “The New Aesthetic”, she utilizes glitch programming to dismantle the once idealized human figures of Neo-Classical and Greco-Roman sculpture.
RMCAD Announces fall VASD lecture series
Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design (RMCAD) is pleased to announce the fall schedule for its yearlong Visiting Artist, Scholar, and Designer (VASD) Program series that will explore a variety of perspectives on the extraordinary aspects of the most common element of our humanity: the senses.